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La Baye Burial Place
Green Bay
Brown County
Wisconsin  USA

Cemetery notes and/or description:
Graveyard for the community of La Baye (present-day Green Bay), Wisconsin between c1720-1835. After the town of Astor was platted in 1835, the graveyard was abandoned.

Some Catholic burials were removed to a mass grave at Shantytown (present-day Allouez Catholic Cemetery); while others were left where they remain to this day. Still others were removed to what is now Baird Place at the corner of W. Mason St. & S. Webster Ave.

Currently, the site of La Baye Burial Place is unmarked, and lies under South Adams Street, between Crooks St. & Chicago St. in downtown Green Bay. Over the years bodies have been uncovered while doing roadwork along S. Adams St.

Sources:

Neville, Arthur C. "The First Church and Cemetery in Green Bay." Green Bay Historical Bulletin. 15 February 1925.

Moran, Dan. "Historic Mass Graves at Allouez Catholic Cemetery." Brown County Historical Society Historical Bulletin. July 2007.


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